Blip: Make Them Look Chubbier

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Graphic: Nash

It’s Monday! Hot pickles, it’s a whole new week! The possibilities! The opportunities! Holy crap, it’s dizzying. I gotta sit down. All the potential makes me feel like I might puke. Breathe. Okay. To get you started on the right track, I juist wanted to show you this old 1951 Nash ad so you can see there was a time when car illustrators were instructed to make cars look bigger and chubbier and weirdly wider than reality. Look how massive those illustrated Nashes look! Damn.

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